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Table 1 Box–Behnken design of experiment using four variables (A, cane molasses; B, CSL; C, WGE; D, and cheese whey)

From: Screening for efficient nitrogen sources for overproduction of the biomass of the functionally probiotic L. plantarum strain RPR42 in a cane molasses-based medium

StdRunFactor (A): cane molasses [% (v/v)]Factor (B): CSL [% (v/v)]Factor (C): WGE [% (v/v)]Factor (D): cheese whey [% (w/v)]Dry biomass (g/L)
31107.53539.34
13212.531039.19
93105.253519.5
15412.537039.17
24512.57.53557.91
8612.55.257058.21
127155.253557.59
28812.55.253539.12
291533538.45
1710105.251039.7
251112.55.253539.12
1112105.253559.1
61312.55.257018.94
231412.533558.51
1815155.251038.41
261612.55.253539.15
51712.55.251019.08
141812.57.51038.82
2019155.257038.26
72012.55.251058.35
1021155.253518.57
1922105.257039.59
222312.57.53518.88
272412.55.253539.11
162512.57.57038.56
426157.53538.07
1271033539.81
212812.533519.01
  1. The averages for the triplicate dry biomass weights are presented and finally values rounded to the nearest 0.00–0.09